How to Pray

Walking in autumn leaves

5 Biblical Prayers for Fall

In a season of uncertainty and change, there’s always one thing we can fix our hopes on.

Firefighter in California

Pray a Litany in a Season of Wildfires

When natural disasters threaten homes and lives, here are words to calm fears and guide thoughts.

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Listening for God's voice

5 Bible Verses to Help You Hear God’s Voice

Scripture shows the way in learning to listen.

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How to pray big

How to Pray Big—Really Big

Your faith can transcend the boundaries of place and spirit as you embrace the power of these words.

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Thy will be done

What It Really Means to Pray ‘Thy Will Be Done’

A powerful reminder of why “my way” isn’t the best way.

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Looking for work

How to Pray for a Job During a Pandemic

Whether you’ve lost a job, found a job or hope for a job, some of these prayers might help.

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Prayers for aging parents

How to Pray for Your Aging Parents

After a lifetime of receiving prayers, one son is committed to offering them daily for his elderly mom and dad.

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Attending virtual church

How to Get the Most Out of a Virtual Church Service

Worshipping at home and online can take some getting used to. Here are 10 tips to improve your experience.

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Prayers for a child leaving home

5 Prayers for a Child Leaving Home

Whether it’s off to college, a new job or home, these words will bring comfort and strength to the whole family.

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Praying for God's Will

A New Way to Pray for God’s Will

You can always petition the Almighty for what you want, but here’s a phrase you might add at the end.

Prayers for a new school year

Prayers for a New Kind of School Year

With all the challenges and complications of opening schools, here are words of comfort and encouragement.

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Prayers to fight worry

6 Comforting Bible Prayers to Combat Worry

If you’re bogged down in concerns, let these verses lift your spirits.

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Praying for stability and strength

7 Bible Verses to Keep You Steady and Strong

When the ground beneath your feet seems to shift, focus on what is sure and never changing.

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Guideposts blogger Bob Hostetler

Bob Hostetler's Tips for One-Word Prayers

The pastor, author and Guideposts blogger shares how you can include one-word prayers to your prayer life.

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